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Meet our Wales Canine Critic

Ruth 25 July 2019

Bear | Wales

Bear is a beautiful 1-year-old German shepherd from Newport who causes mischief everywhere he goes. He's at his happiest when he's exploring the great outdoors, making a mess or playing with his four-legged friends. Bear's my shadow. He's always at my side, following me everywhere I go - a typical GSD; he's very loyal and protective of his family! Bear loves being the centre of attention which makes him an excellent model; he really works the camera. Bear is also partially bionic. Come August, he'll be sporting two brand new titanium hips and will become an unstoppable super-doggo!


Frequently barked questions about Bear

My nickname is...


My breed is...

German shepherd

What makes me special...

Bear is a handsome model who loves having his photo taken. He is also bionic; he's only 1 year old and has had a total hip replacement!

How I met my human:

They picked me up from a breeder when I was just 10 weeks old.

Favourite playtime activity:

Bear with the hosepipe

Playing with the hosepipe/water.

Best party trick:

I bark on command when my humans say 'speak!'

I bark at...

Anyone and anything I can see from the living room window.

Favourite place to sleep:

Upside down across the WHOLE sofa.

Cheekiest habit:


Winding up/annoying my two Shih Tzu brothers.

Favourite walk:

I love walks in the woods because there's so much to see and sniff!

My best day would be…

Spending the whole day with all of my humans, somewhere I can play outside, splash about in the water and explore ... topped off with lots of treats and chicken!

My best friend is...

Bear and Nala

My cousin Nala. She's the same age as me and we love to play together.

One other thing you should know about me...

I like to pretend I'm tough but I'm actually a big softy, especially when I'm with my family.

Bionic Bear

We can't wait to see what Bear sniffs out on his dog-friendly cottage break - until then, you can pick up your dog and bone and hit 'follow' on his Instagram page.

You'd be barking mad not to meet our other winners, too!

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